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Exterior Project Engineer

Posted 11 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Interior & Exterior Systems
Contact NameMia Biddle

Job description

Order Ref: 56009

Position Title: Exterior Project Engineer

Duration: 10 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Dunton, Essex

Division: Product Development

Position Description:

  • Commercial vehicle Antenna Design and Release Engineer
  • Sourcing/Program Finance Status
  • Lead the To4 (Team of four) meetings with Finance, Cost Estimating, Commodity and Program Purchasing
  • Provide the engineering perspective for supplier selection by purchase.
  • Prepare Engineering Statement of Work (ESOW), the specifications, the Engineering concept and Attachment 3 as input to the RFQ pack and provide input to the ASAP tool and support cost negotiations between Purchasing and Supplier.
  • Program - Adhere to GPDS process and related program timings & document deliverables.
  • Lead appropriate Antenna PMST, support other PMSTs and interfacing activities and represent in PMT.
  • Support Program Reviews
  • Requirements Management (Specification, FSMS, Part Verification/Validation, Deviation)
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable requirements.
  • Support Global Core teams with initiatives from Benchmarking events.
  • Design (component development)
  • Manage the Supplier for development of Antenna and/or associated interfaces and support the application into Vehicle Programs and ensure support for Program Launch.
  • Develop new applications of implementation ready technology and liaise with EESE Climate Core team.
  • Support other interfacing activities and PATs, especially the Feasibility Checkpoint reviews.
  • Support cross-functional team-working with STA, Supplier, affected PMTs, Brand and JV partners etc. in order to ensure all functional targets are met.
  • Electrical system interface / System specification / Functional integration / Diagnostics
  • Mechanical interface / Fixing / Geometric Development / Virtual Series
  • Liaise with Styling and support Design Technical Operation (DTO)
  • Support Craftsmanship/Vehicle Harmony/Appearance (fit/finish and NVH teams) reviews.
  • Assembly in next higher assembly and vehicle
  • Liaise and support DPA work streams and pre-Series builds.
  • Drive issue resolution process via EESE recommended tracking tools and AIMS.
  • Releasing - Manage Client releasing tools such as FEDEBOM and WERS (inc. CAD) to ensure components are released in time for the program defined effective points.
  • Component manufacturing - Participate in supplier engagement process and support STA throughout the PPAP phases 0.3 and PSW declaration.
  • General / Engineering Sign Off - Provide sign-off of related components by managing DV/PVP and eFDVS according to sign-off plan.
  • Provide/support Homologation and C/FMVSS documentation.
  • Change Management - Support/ Lead investigation of requested changes in terms of technical feasibility, cost, and timing.
  • Ensure appropriate change management (DCR tracking) and status reporting for requested changes.
  • Quality - Lead and coordinate the development of E/E sub-system FMA workstream (inc. SCCAF) with supplier and review actions.
  • Ensure quality objectives and robustness targets are met and that lessons learned are encompassed in future designs.
  • Ongoing product development o Support PVT in issue resolution during series production
  • Lead OPD, Quality Improvement and Cost Reduction Programs (TVM), where appropriate.
  • Support vehicle launch activities to meet program requirements (PPAP plans, AIMS resolution, part supply)
  • This position may require occasional traveling to Supplier, Client development or Vehicle launch sites.
  • Experience of using FEDE, WERS and Client or similar systems is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Transit vehicle Electrical Systems and Components is an advantage.

Skills Required:

  • Competent using office applications such as excel, outlook, project and word.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate use of initiative, perseverance and liaison skills.

Experience Required:

  • Excellent analytical and strategic skills
  • Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail
  • Strong communication and presentation and team skills
  • Experience of working within global teams
  • Strong IT skills (e.g. Excel, Teamcenter, WERS)
  • Ability to demonstrate use of initiative, perseverance and liaison skills.
  • Full UK driving licence

Additional Information:

  • Full UK driving license is required.
  • Travel - Maybe for launch/supplier support and testing.